Famous Javanese Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Javanese poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous javanese poems. These examples illustrate what a famous javanese poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Hikmet, Nazim
to the memory of my friend SI-YA-U,
whose head was cut off in Shanghai
And in the space
vacated by the fugitive
a copy has been placed.
The poet...Read More
by Symons, Arthur
Twitched strings, the clang of metal, beaten drums,
Dull, shrill, continuous, disquieting:
And now the stealthy dancer comes
Undulantly with cat-like steps that cling;
Smiling between her painted lids...Read More
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